Can’t Sew, But I Can Shop

  I am home from work for a few weeks recuperating from surgery. My friends and colleagues have been so generous with surprises to keep me cheery – flowers, books, candles, snacks – and these few are just from the second floor! As happy as these sweet gifts make me, it is a bummer to be…

Show Me The Grunge!

  So excited! After searching high and low at QuiltCon, I ordered a bunch of Moda Grunge from Fat Quarter Shop. It is sooooooo pretty.    I also got a Bella Solid to use on the project I am working on. Along with a bolt of solid white too.  I have the quilt done in my…

Stash Building

I planned to start the year with more sewing than shopping, but it hasn’t really worked out that way. I was in San Diego last week to see a client and was able to do a drive-by at Rosie’s Quilted Cupboard. I only had a few minutes so I wasn’t able to really browse the…

Happy Scrappy!

  When Joy says, “let’s have drinks, and oh, I have a few fabric scraps from my sister for you,” what she really means is, “I have a huge bag of scraps and some fabric too and you damn well better buy me a cocktail for lugging this on the train from North Carolina for you!”…

Weekend Warrior

Happy Memorial Day weekend! I was supposed to travel for work this week but the trip got cancelled so I am surprisingly enjoying a long weekend! I have big plans to be a weekend warrior this weekend!  First up is to stitch up these two space man baby quilts I cut out this morning. And…